The Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, PA

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The Midtown Scholar Bookstore in Harrisburg, PA, is located across the street from the Broad Street Market, a few blocks north of the State Capitol. As one of “America’s Great Independent Bookstores” it has over 200,000 books including used, new, and rare books, as well as a children’s section, a cafe and a main ….

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The Pennsylvania Capitol

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The State Capitol in Harrisburg offers daily 30-minute tours, as well as a Welcome Center with activities for ….

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Brooklyn Views

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Jeppe Hein Please Touch The Art Exhibit at the Brooklyn Bridge Park

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The Brooklyn Bridge Park now features an interactive art exhibit by Danish artist Jeppe Hein ….

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The 2015 Philadelphia Flower Show

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This year’s Philadelphia Flower Show features movie-themed exhibits and runs until March 8th, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. It is the largest and longest running flower show, first opening in 1829, and produced by the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society. Additional attractions include a butterfly garden, make and take crafts such as floral fascinators or terrariums, and Gene London’s Hollywood Costumes Collection. Photos below include the Winnie the Pooh and Cinderella’s ….

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The 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show

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The 99th Pennsylvania Farm Show took place January 10th-17th, 2015, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show and Expo Center in Harrisburg, PA. The 26-acre building complex housed 6,000 animals and over 10,000 exhibits. More than 500,000 people visited to see the butter sculpture, as well as chickens, geese, turkeys, goats, sheep, horses, cows, ducks, rabbits, peacocks, and also bees and ….

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DiMenna Children's History Museum at the New-York Historical Society

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The New-York Historical Society Museum which recently hosted the exhibit Madeline in New York: The Art of Ludwig Bemelmans is home to the DiMenna Children’s History Museum. Activities there ….

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Chip Kidd on John Updike

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Book cover designer Chip Kidd spoke to The John Updike Society at Alvernia University on his numerous book cover designs for John Updike books. Alvernia’s Miller Gallery is featuring an exhibit of Chip Kidd’s drawings and ….

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Vojtech Kubasta: Czech Children's Pop-Up Book Engineer

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The Grolier Club in New York City hosted the exhibit “Pop-Ups From Prague: A Centennial Celebration of the Graphic Artistry of Vojtech Kubasta” covering his work from the 1920s to the ….

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“Why Children’s Books Matter”

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The New York Public Library‘s exhibit “The ABC of It: Why Children’s Books Matter” curated by Leonard S. Marcus has been extended to September 7, ….

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